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Post by progressingamerica » June 27th, 2020, 5:26 pm

The wrong of slavery, the right of emancipation, and the future of the African race in the United States by Robert Dale Owen (1801 - 1877).

The Wrong of Slavery, the Right of Emancipation, and the Future of the African Race in the United States is a book written in 1864 by Robert Dale Owen. He was appointed by Secretary Edwin Stanton to work on the American Freedmen's Inquiry Commission tasked with investigating the condition of freedmen of African descent, together with Samuel Gridley Howe and James McKaye.

The book argues for emancipation of slaves, including the constitutionality of emancipation. Several chapters lay out the history of transportation of slaves out of Africa, the role of enslavement of Native Americans in the United States, and the reciprocal societal influence of each race on the other. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wrong_of_Slavery,_the_Right_of_Emancipation,_and_the_Future_of_the_African_Race_in_the_United_States )
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Post by mightyfelix » June 28th, 2020, 9:37 am

I'll set this up for you. Do you still need a DPL?

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Post by KevinS » June 28th, 2020, 10:52 am

Are you taking requests yet? If so, I'd like to recording the Preface and Chapter 1.
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Post by fried1259 » June 28th, 2020, 4:33 pm

Thank you everybody for getting this set up and ready to go! Here are the two files I completed.

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thewrongofslavery_02_owen_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thewrongofslavery_03_owen_128kb.mp3

The paragraph on page 19 is recorded as an introduction because it is prior to Chapter 1 and its after the Preface. Wasn't sure what else to do with it. Additionally, in the beginning of Chapter 1 (part 1) I read in the table of contents on page 11. It seemed to really set the tone and I think the table of contents will be even more useful for setting the tone on some of the larger chapters. I hope others will agree.

I've been attempting to work on the second chapter (part 1), but I don't really like how it comes out when I record in segments over a day or two and the editing is not fun. But I have had trouble recording that much in one sitting without too many errors. I will try again later this week. I am finding out that I'm more of a perfectionist than I thought I was.

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Post by vvocelli » June 28th, 2020, 6:12 pm

I, too am interested in claiming a section or two if claims are being allowed. Thanks!

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Post by mightyfelix » June 28th, 2020, 9:59 pm

fried1259 wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 4:33 pm
Thank you everybody for getting this set up and ready to go! Here are the two files I completed.

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thewrongofslavery_02_owen_128kb.mp3
https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thewrongofslavery_03_owen_128kb.mp3

The paragraph on page 19 is recorded as an introduction because it is prior to Chapter 1 and its after the Preface. Wasn't sure what else to do with it. Additionally, in the beginning of Chapter 1 (part 1) I read in the table of contents on page 11. It seemed to really set the tone and I think the table of contents will be even more useful for setting the tone on some of the larger chapters. I hope others will agree.

I've been attempting to work on the second chapter (part 1), but I don't really like how it comes out when I record in segments over a day or two and the editing is not fun. But I have had trouble recording that much in one sitting without too many errors. I will try again later this week. I am finding out that I'm more of a perfectionist than I thought I was.
:shock: :shock: :shock:

I love your enthusiasm, but I need you to slow down! :lol:

Please go back to the first post above, and read it a bit more carefully. This group project is still being set up by the BC (book coordinator; in this case progressingamerica). It is not yet ready for claims, much less for fully-recorded chapters. Before you record anything else, you need to:
  1. Post in the project thread indicating which section(s) you would like to record.
  2. Wait to have your claim acknowledged by the BC.
This paves the way for clear communication between everyone involved, and also prevents the possibility of duplicating anyone else's work, for example, two people both recording the same section due to a lack of communication.

It's also a good idea to ask the BC about any "gray areas" that might crop up in your section, such as whether or not to read the table of contents. There may of course be exceptions, but I don't know of any project in which we've included it. :? I fear that may have been wasted work on your part. Please wait until you hear from progressingamerica before you do anything else.

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Post by progressingamerica » June 29th, 2020, 2:52 pm

The MW is set up. If there are any corrections that should be made to it let me know. The chapters are assigned according to those requesting. The two already complete marked as ready for PL.
mightyfelix wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 9:37 am
I'll set this up for you. Do you still need a DPL?
Yes, a DPL is still needed. Thanks

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Post by progressingamerica » June 29th, 2020, 2:54 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 10:52 am
Are you taking requests yet? If so, I'd like to recording the Preface and Chapter 1.
Assigned for the Preface. Chapter 1 was already worked. Requests can now begin.
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Post by progressingamerica » June 29th, 2020, 2:55 pm

vvocelli wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 6:12 pm
I, too am interested in claiming a section or two if claims are being allowed. Thanks!
Yes, all open chapters should be listed now, ready for anybody. Let me know which you would like.

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Post by mightyfelix » June 29th, 2020, 3:17 pm

progressingamerica wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 2:52 pm
The MW is set up. If there are any corrections that should be made to it let me know. The chapters are assigned according to those requesting. The two already complete marked as ready for PL.
mightyfelix wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 9:37 am
I'll set this up for you. Do you still need a DPL?
Yes, a DPL is still needed. Thanks
Ok, I've added a tilde to the subject line to let people know we're looking for one. We can hang out here for a day or two more to see if a DPL will come along.

As BC, it's up to you (within reason :wink:) how you want to set up the MW. I will make a suggestion, though. You may wish to include "Part 1" and "Part 2" in the section titles. Nothing from the notes box will be visible on the catalogue page or in Archive. Here are two examples to consider for how this has been done in the past. In one, the part number, chapter number, and chapter title are all in the section name. In the other, some of the titles were far too long to go in as the section name, so they were all appended to the book description. Either way works.

https://librivox.org/faces-in-the-fire-by-frank-w-boreham/
https://librivox.org/twentieth-century-negro-literature-by-daniel-wallace-culp/

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Post by KevinS » June 29th, 2020, 3:33 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 28th, 2020, 10:52 am
Are you taking requests yet? If so, I'd like to recording the Preface and Chapter 1.
Preface

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thewrongofslavery_00_owen_128kb.mp3 (9:52)

Chapter 1 is someone else's responsibility, I take. That's fine. I'll look forward to doing some other chapter (or chapters) soon.
In a gadda da vida, honey

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Post by progressingamerica » June 29th, 2020, 5:24 pm

mightyfelix wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 3:17 pm
Ok, I've added a tilde to the subject line to let people know we're looking for one. We can hang out here for a day or two more to see if a DPL will come along.

As BC, it's up to you (within reason :wink:) how you want to set up the MW. I will make a suggestion, though. You may wish to include "Part 1" and "Part 2" in the section titles. Nothing from the notes box will be visible on the catalogue page or in Archive. Here are two examples to consider for how this has been done in the past. In one, the part number, chapter number, and chapter title are all in the section name. In the other, some of the titles were far too long to go in as the section name, so they were all appended to the book description. Either way works.
This is a great suggestion in consideration of what this will look like once the book is complete. I'll make that change. Also, I noticed a small issue with the file names. Two sections were uploaded one digit off. Can you or someone else fix that or is it up to the uploader to re-upload?

02 needs to be changed to 01, and 03 needs to be changed to 02.

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Post by progressingamerica » June 29th, 2020, 5:26 pm

KevinS wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 3:33 pm
Preface

https://librivox.org/uploads/mightyfelix/thewrongofslavery_00_owen_128kb.mp3 (9:52)

Chapter 1 is someone else's responsibility, I take. That's fine. I'll look forward to doing some other chapter (or chapters) soon.
Thanks. Everybody is already working on these, I hope you hadn't gotten into chapter 1 yet. When you are ready for another, let me know.

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Post by mightyfelix » June 29th, 2020, 5:28 pm

progressingamerica wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 5:24 pm
mightyfelix wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 3:17 pm
Ok, I've added a tilde to the subject line to let people know we're looking for one. We can hang out here for a day or two more to see if a DPL will come along.

As BC, it's up to you (within reason :wink:) how you want to set up the MW. I will make a suggestion, though. You may wish to include "Part 1" and "Part 2" in the section titles. Nothing from the notes box will be visible on the catalogue page or in Archive. Here are two examples to consider for how this has been done in the past. In one, the part number, chapter number, and chapter title are all in the section name. In the other, some of the titles were far too long to go in as the section name, so they were all appended to the book description. Either way works.
This is a great suggestion in consideration of what this will look like once the book is complete. I'll make that change. Also, I noticed a small issue with the file names. Two sections were uploaded one digit off. Can you or someone else fix that or is it up to the uploader to re-upload?

02 needs to be changed to 01, and 03 needs to be changed to 02.
I noticed that too. I can change it if necessary, but I'll hold off for now. If there are other issues to correct when these have been PLed, then the file names can be corrected at the same time.

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Post by KevinS » June 29th, 2020, 6:51 pm

Ch. 5, please.

May I read "Part One, Chapter 5." That makes more sense to me, but I will do as I am told. Or maybe "Chapter 5 of Part One"?
In a gadda da vida, honey

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